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Goshen Police Blotter 03/05/13

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Goshen Police Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, March 5, 2013
13GOS01099 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: MURDER
Blotter: On March 4, 2013 at approximately 7:47a.m, officers were dispatched at a possible shooting in the 100 block of North 5th
Street, Goshen. Upon arrival officers found two motionless subjects lying on the ground in the parking lot on the east side of
North 5th Street.
Further investigation and witness statements confirmed that the two subjects were known to one another having previously been
in a relationship. It is reported that following a brief discussion, the male subject shot and killed the female subject. The male
subject then took his own life with the same firearm.
The victim: Millicent Morros, 48 years of age, of Goshen. Ms. Morros was originally from Niles, Michigan. She was currently
employed as a paralegal with Yoder, Ainlay, Ulmer, and Buckingham.
The suspect: John Eric Haitsma, 51 years of age, of Goshen. Mr. Haitsma is a former Goshen Police Department officer, having
resigned in 1998 to operate his own business, following eight years of service to the Goshen Police Department.
This incident is under investigation and there is no further information at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHROCK, JEFFREY A.,0989
Incident Location: 100 N 5TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 7:47 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01100 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: RESISTING ARREST
Blotter: Leonard Zyla, 53, 301 West Oakridge, Goshen, was arrested after he crashed his vehicle in the 400 block of West Pike
and then left the scene on foot. Zyla was jailed on charges of resisting law enforcement and leaving the scene of a property
damage accident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WELKER, JEREMY F,9137
Incident Location: 400 BLK W PIKE ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 9:17 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01100 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: LEAVING SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT
Blotter: Leonard Zyla, 53, 301 West Oakridge, Goshen, was arrested after he crashed his vehicle in the 400 block of West Pike
and then left the scene on foot. Zyla was jailed on charges of resisting law enforcement and leaving the scene of a property
damage accident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WELKER, JEREMY F,9137
Incident Location: 400 BLK W PIKE ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 9:17 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01101 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: THEFT
Blotter: Jordan Ray Risner, 26 years of age, Syracuse, reported the theft of cash from his place of employment. A case was filed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, G. STUART,0987
Incident Location: 2525 LINDEN DR,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01102 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief
Blotter: Sabrina Meadows, 19 years of age, Goshen, reported to damage to a vehicle. A report was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUBBARD, HOWARD W.,9130
Incident Location: 112 S 7TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 1:30 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01103 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter: Mary Beechy-King, 31 years old, 1411 S. 8th Street, Goshen, was arrested for criminal conversion at Kroger, 209 Chicago
Avenue, Goshen. Beechy-King was released on a memorandum to appear in Goshen City Court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WARSTLER, ROBERT F,9106
Incident Location: 209 CHICAGO AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 12:20 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01106 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
Blotter: Merv Chupp, the owner of Maple City Wholesales located at 1100 Chicago Ave called police to report damage to the
building. He reported that someone had thrown a rock through one of the windows some time last week. A report was taken
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POWELL, TARA R,9140
Incident Location: 1100 CHICAGO AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/1/13 3:46 am
Date_Incident
13GOS01108 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Bicycles
Blotter: Stephanie Hollenberg, 23 years of age, Goshen, reported a bicycle was stolen. A report was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUBBARD, HOWARD W.,9130
Incident Location: 1119 S MAIN ST,GOSHEN,IN
2/26/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01113 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter: Christina Martinez, 44 Yoa, Goshen, reported fraudulent bank withdrawals from her account. A report was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, LANCE,9159
Incident Location: 307 S 7TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 4:46 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01114 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: SYNTHETIC ID, OBTAINING, POSSESSING, USING
Blotter: During an investigation it was discovered that the suspect, Francisco Villarreal, 29 YOA of an unknown address in
Goshen was using a false identity to work. Francisco was located at his place of employment and subsequently arrested for
Synthetic Identity Theft and an Elkhart County Sheriff's warrant. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Correctional
Complex.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN D.,9129
Incident Location: 70891 CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
3/4/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01111 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: OFFICERS REPORT- POSSIBLE MISSING PERSON
Blotter: Heather Davis, 350 Stone DR Apt A, Goshen, reported that her child's uncle, an adult who lives at her residence has not
been seen or heard from since Saturday, 03-02-2013. Report taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MAGGERT, KIRK M,9110
Incident Location: 350 STONE DR,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01117 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: THEFT
Blotter: Patricia Anglemeyer of Goshen reported her husbands suit jacket stolen on 03/01/2013 from their home in the 1800
block of Lincolnway East. Patricia estimated the jacket was worth $10.00. A report was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HAVENS, JOSHUA M.,9145
Incident Location: 1806 LWE,GOSHEN,IN
3/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01107 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: LEAVING SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT
Blotter: Police were called out Meijer parking lot located at 4522 Elkhart Rd to a leaving the scene property damage accident. The
suspect vehicle that left was a silver van according to a witness. A report was taken
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POWELL, TARA R,9140
Incident Location: 4522 ELKHART RD,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 3:09 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01115 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: LEAVING SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT
Blotter; Police were called to 200 W High Park Ave, Goshen, reference a hit and run accident. Andrea Keck of Goshen, reported
her 2013 Toyota van had been struck while it was parked at this address and the other driver fled the scene . Video footage is
being reviewed and a report was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, LANCE,9159
Incident Location: 200 W HIGH PARK AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 6:47 pm
Date_Incident
13GOS01118 03/04/2013
Nature of Call: OFFICERS REPORT - POSSIBLE FRAUD/SCAM
Blotter: William Nader, 46 yom, Goshen, reported to police a possible scam involving his debit card number being obtained by
individuals claiming to need it for a 100.00 gift certificate. A report was taken by police.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOOLEY, JEREMY D,9155
Incident Location: 1530 S 11TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/13 10:54 pm
Date_Incident

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